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My thanks to the government

I’m sure the feeling is universal. All of us lucky students are so thankful to the Government. Times have been hard, lockdown has been painful, but the Government has been a stalwart of support. The one we all hoped for when we entered the voting booths for the first time. Naturally, it is safe to […]

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Free tuition for EU students attending Scottish universities to end from 2021

The Scottish government announced plans for further and higher education this week, including the decision to end free tuition for EU students from the 2021-2022 academic year onwards. Before Brexit, EU students in Scotland had been entitled to the same tuition fees as ‘home’ students under EU law. Once the UK has officially left the […]

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Ian Murray: Interview with the MP for Edinburgh South

Ian Murray, the MP for Edinburgh South, speaks to The Student about his current campaign for deputy leader of the Labour Party, as well as his views on Scottish independence, the climate crisis debate, and the cost of attending university. Murray was first elected in the 2010 general election and has held his seat through […]

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Labour must make their National Education Service plan more realistic

Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘NHS for education’ pledges the move towards a Nationalised Education Service (NES), the aim of which is to implement ‘cradle-to-grave’ learning based on the principle that ‘Every Child – and Adult Matters.’ Whilst the NES would primarily intend to extend childcare provisions and programmes such as Sure Start, it also pledges to introduce […]